A linguistics competition at a university’s summer camp is the backdrop for a wittily satirical drama about the elusiveness of language. An idealistic teacher, Jaroslaw (Piotr Garlicki), and his more manipulative older colleague, Jakub (Zbigniew Zapasiewicz), assess not only each entry’s intrinsic merit, but also whether it ticks sufficient official boxes to be prizeworthy – an experience with which Polish filmmakers were all too ruefully familiar.

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